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Century's Shortest Lunar Eclipse Coming Saturday

Total eclipse will last 4 minutes and 43 seconds

(Newser) - Early risers in western North America on Saturday may be rewarded with a sight of the century's shortest total eclipse. While some total eclipses can last up to an hour, sky watchers will have just four minutes and 43 seconds to take in the sight of the blood moon... More »

'Impossible' Selenelion Eclipse Happens Tomorrow

Total lunar eclipse will coincide with rising sun

(Newser) - Early risers east of the Mississippi tomorrow might be able to see something that should be impossible under the rules of celestial geometry: a rare "selenelion" eclipse in which a total eclipse of the moon can be seen at the same time as the rising sun, reports.... More »

Here's the Blood Moon You Missed

3 more total lunar eclipses are coming

(Newser) - Didn't stay up until the wee hours to catch today's blood moon ? No problem. Enjoy our photo gallery, then come back for some facts about the total lunar eclipse:
  • It was the first of a "tetrad," four such complete eclipses we'll see this year
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Get Ready for 'Blood Moon'

Total lunar eclipse takes place night of April 14

(Newser) - Sky watchers get a treat later this month in the form of a total lunar eclipse, reports Universe Today . It takes place the night of April 14—technically, things will get under way about 1:20am April 15 for the East Coast, reports USA Today . The total eclipse is the... More »

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